Milestones in Iran

While the mainstream media is proving its worth (and its mettle) in its reporting of fast-moving events in Iran, that parallel universe known as social media is a channel for huge volumes of comment and opinion, the type that is more local and niche and which typically doesn’t get the attention of the mainstream reporters. More significantly, the people in Iran producing such content are normal folk, people like you and me, not media reporters or journalists. Anyone with a…

Audioboo beyond the iPhone

One of the hottest apps for the iPhone is Audioboo, a free services that lets you record up to five minutes of audio on your iPhone and then publish the recording to the web. It’s audio blogging made easy. I’ve been using it since it launched in March and love it for its simplicity and ease of use – just load the app in your iPhone, touch ‘record’ then ‘start’ and you’re away. If you don’t have an iPhone (or…

Easy audio blogging with Audioboo

Here’s the coolest iPhone application I’ve found so far this year – Audioboo. What you do with Audioboo is simple: record audio on your iPhone and publish the recordings to your Audioboo account on the web, complete with your geo-location data if you choose to include that via an option on the iPhone when you first use the app. Your account has an RSS feed so anyone can subscribe to that feed and get all your boos. I’ve been playing…

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